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smoking and diabetes: the connection between 2 u.s. epidemics

Smoking increases the risk of developing diabetes because it can change how your body processes and regulates sugar. Smoking can also make it harder to control your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. If you smoke, you have a 30 to 40 percent higher
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:25
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Serum Cotinine and Hemoglobin A1c among a National Sample of Adolescents Without Known Diabetes

Although no association was found between serum cotinine and HbA1c overall while controlling for potential confounding factors, we observed interaction effects that are indicative of TSE influencing HbA1c differentially by sex and age. Reducing TSE in ado
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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British Medical Association warns NHS is a ticking time bomb

A leading doctors' union has warned that further NHS public health cuts could impact long-term conditions such as diabetes...(BMA) claims the NHS is at "breaking point" because of unhealthy lifestyles, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and cuts to health
Diabetes UK (uk)
added May 12, 2017 20:14
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Review: Smokeless Tobacco Linked to Increased Risk of T2DM

(snus) is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Sofia Carlsson, Ph.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues used pooled data from five
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 9, 2017 01:24
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Swedish Match urges caution about snus-diabetes finding

‘When six studies say one thing and there comes a seventh saying something different, I think that you should be cautious in drawing any conclusions,’ says, Lars-Erik Rutqvist, head of scientific affairs, Swedish Match.” ‘The only study that shows a co
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 9, 2017 01:00
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[Sweden] Swedes warned snus tobacco raises diabetes risk

A study published in The Journal of Internal Medicine said using snus presents a serious diabetes risk. Researchers found that one or more pots of snus per day increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 70% - the same risk level as smoking a pack
BBC Online
added Feb 7, 2017 17:14
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Smokeless tobacco (snus) is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes: results from five pooled cohorts

Our findings indicate that high consumption of snus is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. The risk was similar to that in smokers, implying that smokers will not reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by changing to snus use. The results also support the n
Journal of Internal Medicine
added Feb 9, 2017 01:25
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'Lifestyle Diseases' Pose Grave Challenges To Africa

Africa, home to 54 low and middle-income countries, will have the world’s largest increase in NCD deaths over the next decade...WHO projects that, by 2030, NCDs will become the leading cause of death. This would impose a significant burden on the continen
In Depth News--IDN
added Jan 31, 2017 14:15
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Africa battles rise in deadly lifestyle illnesses

A World Health Organisation (WHO) survey released Tuesday showed that most Africans had at least one risk factor for developing one of these diseases, such as smoking, a lack of exercise, poor diet and obesity.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18
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Diabetes Proves Deadly for Smokers

heavy smokers with diabetes are also at increased risk of death from causes other than lung cancer, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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